Late Rodrigo penalty earns Leeds 1-1 draw with Wolves in EPL

LEEDS (ENGLAND) -- Spain's striker Rodrigo converted a penalty at the end of the fourth minute to give Leeds a draw with Wolverhampton in Saturday's Premier League.

Late Rodrigo penalty earns Leeds 1-1 draw with Wolves in EPL

LEEDS (ENGLAND) -- Spain's striker Rodrigo converted a penalty at the end of the fourth minute to give Leeds a draw with Wolverhampton in Saturday's Premier League.

Hwang Heechan, South Korea's forward, scored the fourth goal of six league games after his loan move from Leipzig. Leeds also lost Raphinha to injury in the second half. However, Leeds finished strongly and was awarded a penalty when substitute Joe Gelhardt got in.

Rodrigo sent Jose Sa, Wolves' goalkeeper, the wrong way as Leeds avoided a fifth loss after nine league games.

Hwang scored from close range in 10 minutes to keep his strong start in English soccer. This set Wolves up for a fourth consecutive win in the league.

Leeds had no chance of equalizing when Raphinha, who appeared to have injured his left ankle after a challenge by Romain Saiss, Wolves defender, was helped down the Elland Road tunnel in the 54th.

Right winger and recent Brazil recruit, the right winger, was in pain and unable to lift his entire weight.

Leeds won the final 25 minutes with no player. Gelhardt, a 19-year-old forward who is highly rated and whose mazy dribbles were a problem for Wolves' defense, was rewarded with a brilliant display. Rodrigo converted the penalty and Nelson Semedo bundled him over.

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